East End Jubilee

June 2nd, 1953. The residents of Ruby Street in Londons East End are celebrating the new Queens coronation. Its a day of joy and laughter, a new beginning for a nation still in the grip of rationing, still suffering the aftermath of the Blitz. But for Rose Weaver, the day ends in tragedy when her husband Eddie is arrested on suspicion of theft. Its only the first of several shocks as Rose discovers some unpleasant facts about the man she married eight years before, the man she thought she knew so well. Struggling to provide for herself and her two daughters, Rose realises that shell need the help of family, friends and the good neighbours of Ruby Street if shes to have any chance of pulling through. And when a handsome salesman knocks at her door, its hard to resist temptation . . . Previously published with the title Rose of Ruby Street


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